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Fantasy Baseball Daily Opener: Christian Yelich, Tylor Megill, Luke Voit (5/12)

by Mike Maher | @mikeMaher | Featured Writer
May 12, 2022

Greetings, friends. We’re back for another baseball season. More importantly, we have a fun new series this year.

Welcome to the Daily Opener.

Every morning, I’ll be with you to recap the previous day of baseball and talk about what stood out to me. We’ll find fun stats. We’ll lament some injuries. We’ll take a peek at the day ahead. And we’ll have a few laughs.

Have questions or just want to talk baseball? Feel free to reach out on Twitter @mikeMaher with questions or feedback anytime.

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Studs and Duds

Here are some of the best and worst performances from yesterday.

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Studs (Hitters)

Duds (Pitchers)

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Here is every player who hit a home run yesterday:

Hunter Renfroe (x2)
Luke Voit (x2)
Kevin Kiermaier
Travis Demeritte
Rhys Hoskins
Alek Thomas
Jack Suwinski
Corey Seager
Trevor Story
Juan Soto
Jace Peterson
Pete Alonso
Avisail Garcia
Colin Moran
Jazz Chisholm Jr.
Juan Yepez
Jordan Luplow
Mike Brosseau
Brad Miller
Jose Altuve
Taylor Ward
Joey Wendle
Daniel Vogelbach
Nelson Cruz
Willson Contreras
Josh VanMeter
Brandon Crawford
Gleyber Torres
Orlando Arcia
Whit Merrifield
Eric Hosmer
Christian Yelich


Here is every player who stole a base yesterday:

Whit Merrifield
Dylan Moore
Jean Segura
Josh Rojas
Randy Arozarena
Dansby Swanson
Luis Gonzalez
Jack Mayfield
Connor Joe
Brandon Belt
Shohei Ohtani
Taylor Walls
Nicky Lopez
Teoscar Hernandez
Keibert Ruiz
Thairo Estrada
Bryce Harper
Ramon Laureano
Vidal Brujan
TJ Friedl

Arm Barn Report

Here is every player who recorded a save yesterday:

Aroldis Chapman
David Bednar
Corey Knebel
Rowan Wick
Brooks Raley

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Today’s Starting Lineup

  • No national games today, and the ESPN+ game is a gross Reds vs. Pirates matchup and an equally gross Connor Overton vs. JT Brubaker pitching matchup.
  • Overall, it’s a small slate with a bunch of early games today.

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Mike Maher is an editor and content manager at FantasyPros and BettingPros. For more from Mike, check out his archive, follow him on Twitter @MikeMaher, and visit his Philadelphia Eagles blog, The Birds Blitz.


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